Man Charged In Patel Murder

By Homicide,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 2:41 p.m. June 4, 2015

A 19-year-old man is facing a second-degree murder charge after a shooting.

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Syed Mohammed Ali Zaidi, 19, of Toronto, faces a second-degree murder charge

Syed Mohammed Ali Zaidi is charged in the death of 
Mahmedaarif "Arif" Patel, 23, 
who succumbed to a gunshot would after a June 1 fight in the area of 3601 Lawrence Ave. E.

Zaidi, of Toronto, surrendered to police and faces more weapons charges.

Homicide detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information to contact investigators. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

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